Community Cleanup A Success

CHRISTOPHER CREEK

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Saturday was Hunter Creek's cleanup day and about 20 residents came out bright and early to participate. John Spencer, Kyle Bardet, Jim Bayless, Jeff Carlson and Tony Atchinson pulled a large tree out of the creek. Actually, several large trees were down in the area, but thanks to Jim Bayless, who brought along a chain saw, the business of disposing them was easily handled. Bayless is president of the Hunter Creek Homeowners Association.

Pie fest

The Firebelles' pie fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the fire station in Christopher Creek. The Firebelles will be offering free blood pressure screening and quilt raffle tickets will be sold. Donations of baked goods are welcome. The raffle will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, along with a potluck and everyone is welcome to attend.

Octoberfest

The Christopher Creek Octoberfest is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17. If you are a crafter or a vendor and want to participate, call Kevin Mystrom at the Landmark, (928) 478-4472.

Halloween Party

The Annual Christopher Creek Homeowners Association Halloween Party for the children of the community is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m. at the Landmark. There will be hot dogs and chips, followed by a costume parade and contest. At about 5 p.m. there will be a hayride trick-or-treat trip down Columbine Road and up Apple Lane. Participants are expected to return to the Landmark around 7 p.m. Children younger than 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Residents who are passing out treats should let one of the officers know. A porch light should be left on to indicate the youngsters are welcome to stop. You can reach Karen Thornton at (928) 478-4133 or Gary Anderson at (928) 478-4075.

It has become a tradition among Christopher Creek residents to decorate their homes for the holiday. There are some very creative and elaborate displays for everyone to enjoy. Drive around after dark and enjoy your neighbors' efforts. The ghastly judges will make their way around the community to select prize-winning houses on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

It's time to take a ride up to the Rim country. The leaves are changing colors and the apple trees are full. So, take the time and head up this way for a beautiful day.

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